The results are in: South Africa’s ground-breaking health promotion levy, introduced in 2018, is working.
Malnutrition during the first 1000 days of life can cast a long shadow over a person's life.
Fat replacers have the potential to mitigate the global obesity challenge.
Semaglutide works by controlling appetite.
A disruption of societal norms created by industry interference is urgently required to create a shift in the food system.
Americans with excess weight and obesity have been hit hard by COVID-19. Now there is reason to believe they may not get the same protection from the vaccines.
Ghanaian consumption patterns towards fast food are evolving.
In this new study, people who were overweight had fewer brain cells and lower levels of blood flow compared to people of a normal weight.
We don’t need more government obesity strategies – governments just need to implement the proposed policies for them to work.
'One-size-fits-all' weight loss advice could be inadvertently harmful to some patients.
Hispanics born in the US have worse health outcomes than Hispanics in the US who were born in countries from which they emigrated.
Man-made chemical disrupt the activities of most human genes. What effect does this have on human health and how should regulators respond?
Heart disease, cancer and diabetes all cause weaker hand grip strength.
Frequent disruption of our internal 'body clock' is linked to type 2 diabetes and obesity.
The type of fat tissue we store in certain parts of our body is partly behind this link.
For patients recovering from heart surgery, being overweight or moderately obese appears to be an advantage over being underweight or even having a normal BMI.
Our new research shows deep body fat wrapped around the heart can release dangerous molecules, potentially leading to atrial fibrillation.
Many of us don't get an adequate amount of nutrients.
Governments often blame citizens for social outcomes which are the result of their own policies.
Cardiovascular risk factors like diabetes and hypertension are preventable or relatively easy to treat with inexpensive medication.